August 30, 1956 - October 23, 2021
Dennis Morgan, 65, of Fordyce, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at his home. He was born on August 30, 1956, in Warren, AR, to the late Curtis Watt Morgan and Lois Morgan Hubbard. He is also preceded in death by a step-father, Doyne Hubbard. Dennis and Jean Peters were married on August 18, 1977. Dennis was a lifelong resident of Fordyce. He graduated from Fordyce High School in 1974. He was an avid Redbug and Razorback fan and loved cheering them on each week. He graduated from Southern Arkansas University, Magnolia, in 1978. He was a member of the Mulerider Baseball Team where he played right field. Not only did he enjoy playing sports, he loved to coach. He coached baseball to countless kids, including his sons and grandchildren, for over 40 years. Dennis owned and operated Morgan Insurance Agency, LLC. He loved taking care of his many clients, not only in Fordyce, but around the state. Dennis was a member of the Fordyce Country Club where he served on the board for many years. He recently enjoyed helping coach the Redbug Golf Team. Dennis could be found on Saturdays chasing a big bass on Tri-County Lake or spending time in the woods with all of his boys. His passion for hunting and fishing was evident to everyone he met. Dennis was a lifelong member of Temple Baptist Church. He served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher, and church treasurer. If you knew Dennis or talked to him for more than 5 minutes, you know that his pride and joy were his kids and grandkids. Any mention of them and he would beam with pride. Dennis is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jean Peters Morgan, of Fordyce; two sons, Steven (Wesley) Morgan of Hot Springs and Scott (Aimee) Morgan of Warren; one daughter, Samantha (Keith) Axsom of Fordyce; nine grandchildren, Parker and Matthew Morgan; Brayden, Brynton & Bryant Axsom; and Macie, Makenna, Madalynn & Brock Morgan; one sister, Debra Hubbard of Mesa, AZ. Visitation will be Monday, October 25, from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. Funeral services will be Tuesday, October 26, at 2:00 pm at Temple Baptist Church in Fordyce. Burial will follow at Smith Morgan Cemetery. Memorials can be made to Temple Baptist Church, 200 Graham St., Fordyce, AR 71742. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net.
Dennis Morgan, 65, of Fordyce, passed away Saturday, October 23, 2021 at his home. He was born on August 30, 1956, in Warren, AR, to the late Curtis Watt Morgan and Lois Morgan Hubbard. He is also preceded in death by a step-father, Doyne Hubbard. Dennis... View Obituary & Service Information
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